Creating Kids Who Can

Welcome to our blog where award-winning child therapist, Frances Weston, shares advice for parents. Its aim is to help parents help their children manage and express difficult feelings and cope with life's challenges well, so they can feel happy and confident and experience positive mental health.

How To Help Your Child Cope With Big Feelings At Christmas Time Dec 22, 2021
 
While Christmas is a magical time of year for most children, it can be a very difficult...
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Helping Children Cope With Change: Part Five - Parents New Partner Dec 09, 2021
Knowing how and when to introduce your child to a new partner - either yours or your ex-partner's...
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Helping Children Cope With Change: Part Four - Separation & Divorce Nov 26, 2021
The separation or divorce of their parents can bring lots of changes to a child's life, most of...
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Separation And Divorce: What To Do When Your Child Doesn't Want To Visit Their Other Parent Aug 01, 2021
Is your child refusing to go on contact visits to see their other parent, or getting very...
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Helping your child cope when a parent is unreliable about contact Jun 08, 2021
If you have an ex who is unreliable about contact, and frequently cancels at the last minute or...
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Protecting Children from the Negative Effects of Separation & Divorce - Part 3 Jun 03, 2021

Welcome to the third and final part of this 3-part mini-series of posts about separation and...

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Protecting Children from the Negative Effects of Separation & Divorce - Part 2 Jun 02, 2021

Welcome back to part two of this 3-part mini-series of posts about separation and divorce, and...

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Protecting Children from the Negative effects of Separation and Divorce - Part 1 Jun 01, 2021

When parents separate and/or divorce, it can be a deeply distressing experience for their...

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Breaking Bad News To A Child May 13, 2021

Breaking bad news to a child is one of the hardest things we ever have to do as a parent.

Whether...

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